Farming and future farmers may need to meet the new economy, which is based on connections, relationships and the human moment.
My two cents says ranchers are not so much in the beef business as they are solar engineers.
Analysis showed bigger, winter calves couldn't outrun the effects of bigger feed bills for cows.
Research suggests "summer" calving has lowest input costs and pays the most money unless you retain ownership through feeding.
I say we should weigh the worth of grazing technology as part of our strategic thinking and goal-setting process.
Our application of technology should shift from one-size-fits-all to critical thinking and strategizing.
Incoming ranchers could also use the benefit of the wisdom of generations who’ve gone before.
Plan for drought destocking and other needs by knowing relationships of your forage growth and rainfall patterns.
The news and information source pendulum is swinging away from traditional media and toward internet but some are still not connecting.
I sing the praises of my worldwide social media connections.